From left, standing: Mike Clink (P&E Wing Co-Chair), Chuck Ainlay, Eric Boulanger, Maureen Droney, Dan Workman, James McKinney (P&E Wing Co-Chair), and Ed Cherney; seated: Carlos Alvarez, Phil Nicolo, Bob Ludwig, and Richard Burgess.
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The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing has announced its 2012-2013 Steering Committee, the leadership group of the P&E Wing, which researches and recommends solutions for technical and economic issues facing today's music production professionals. The newly seated Committee comprises a diverse array of music engineers, producers and audio professionals, and will build upon the work of the prior Steering Committees to identify and evaluate key issues confronting music production professionals, with the goal of finding meaningful solutions and suggestions for the industry moving forward.
The P&E Wing 2012–2013 Steering Committee includes Chuck Ainlay (Nashville), Carlos Alvarez (Miami), Eric Boulanger (Los Angeles), Richard Burgess (Washington, D.C.), Ed Cherney (Los Angeles), Mike Clink (Los Angeles), Bob Ludwig (Portland, Maine), James McKinney (Washington, D.C.), Phil Nicolo (Philadelphia), and Dan Workman (Houston).
Steering Committee Co-Chairs Mike Clink and James McKinney will remain in their current positions as the P&E Wing continues to advocate for excellence in sound recording, audio technologies, education in the recording arts, and the rights of music creators overall.
"We owe a great deal of gratitude to all of our past Steering Committee members, including John Alagia, Jeff Balding, Jimmy Douglass, Nathaniel Kunkel, Glenn Lorbecki, Sylvia Massy, Keith Olsen, Phil Ramone, Elliot Scheiner, Tommy Tallarico and Eric Schilling," states Maureen Droney, Sr. Executive Director of the P&E Wing. "They laid the groundwork and continue to be involved in our initiatives as we more forward. Many would agree that this is a trying time in the industry, and we need the talents of all of our members to face these challenges, find solutions and proceed with new paradigms."